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  Acevedo: The Generic Latino
GALLUP, New Mexico, April 13 - I continue to be bemused and consternated at the ongoing use of the term “Latino” to describe all non-White and African-Americans under a singular social label.
  López: Happy First Texas Independence Day (April 6, 1813)
SAN ANTONIO, April 6 - One of the best rewards in sharing early Texas history with a wide variety of audiences is the dialogue it generates.
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    Seifert: The Beast
BROWNSVILLE, March 31 - Several times a day, a train rumbles through our neighborhood. Johnny Cash may sing wistfully about the lonesome locomotive’s whistle, but there is nothing romantic about this train’s horn.
    Harrington: Labor leader César Chávez's impact reached beyond abused farm hands
AUSTIN, March 31 - Timed for release on today's 87th anniversary of César Chávez's birthday and the holiday named for him, the movie "César Chávez: History Is Made One Step at a Time" will show in theaters around the country. It premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin earlier this month, attended by Dolores Huerta, César's indomitable organizing colleague, still active at age 83.
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    Nicol: Arresting Babies on the Border
McALLEN, March 22 - “They’re arresting babies.” The thought struck hard, and it kept echoing.
    López: An open letter to The History Channel
SAN ANTONIO, March 22 - Greetings. With all due respect to the History Channel and its planned mini-series on the “birth” of Texas and the Texas Rangers, I sincerely hope producers do responsible homework.
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  Acevedo: The Generic Latino
GALLUP, New Mexico, April 13 - I continue to be bemused and consternated at the ongoing use of the term “Latino” to describe all non-White and African-Americans under a singular social label.
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  López: Happy First Texas Independence Day (April 6, 1813)
SAN ANTONIO, April 6 - One of the best rewards in sharing early Texas history with a wide variety of audiences is the dialogue it generates.
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  Seifert: The Beast
BROWNSVILLE, March 31 - Several times a day, a train rumbles through our neighborhood. Johnny Cash may sing wistfully about the lonesome locomotive’s whistle, but there is nothing romantic about this train’s horn.
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  Harrington: Labor leader César Chávez's impact reached beyond abused farm hands
AUSTIN, March 31 - Timed for release on today's 87th anniversary of César Chávez's birthday and the holiday named for him, the movie "César Chávez: History Is Made One Step at a Time" will show in theaters around the country.
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  Nicol: Arresting Babies on the Border
McALLEN, March 22 - “They’re arresting babies.” The thought struck hard, and it kept echoing.
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  López: An open letter to The History Channel
SAN ANTONIO, March 22 - Greetings. With all due respect to the History Channel and its planned mini-series on the “birth” of Texas and the Texas Rangers, I sincerely hope producers do responsible homework.
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  López: Sam Houston took over a work in progress
SAN ANTONIO, March 8 - March 2nd is celebrated as a state holiday honoring Texas Independence Day (March 2, 1836).
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  Lisa Garcia birthday tribute takes place on Wednesday
McALLEN, March 4 - The life of much-loved Pharr native Lisa Garcia will be celebrated at the offices of Peralez Franz, LLC, in McAllen on Wednesday evening.
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  Cass: Diversifying makeup of our neighborhoods is good
McALLEN, February 24 - After the McAllen City Commissioners’ workshop two weeks ago on the proposed project of the McAllen Housing Authority, a precious little girl, appearing to be around 10 years of age, stood with a sign in front of Commissioner Crane.
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  Miller: How the Kallisons Became American – The Story of a Family, their Store, and their Adopted City
SAN ANTONIO, February 16 - The tale is almost too good to be true. In 1890, a Jewish teenager, Nathan Kallison, fled the oppressive Czarist regime in Russia, sought a better life in the United States, and ended up in San Antonio.
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  López: The Forgotten Fourteen Freedom Fighters of Texas
SAN ANTONIO, February 9 - Mostly as a result of the Tejano Monument’s unveiling in Austin in 2012; interest in early Texas history people, places, and events continues to grow.
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  Aguilar boosts Mercedes' marketing effort
MERCEDES, January 26 - Mercedes leaders believe they have pulled off a major coup in their efforts to better market the city as a great place to live, work and shop with the hiring of Alicia Aguilar.
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  Obituary for Oscar Garza
EDINBURG, January 21 - Former Hidalgo County Commissioner Oscar Garza passed away aged 57 on Saturday. A Mass was held Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edinburg on Monday. Some people had to pay their respects outside because the church was full with family and friends.
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  López: ˇViva Santa Ana!
SAN ANTONIO, January 12 - The very first exploration of the San Antonio region occurred during the late 1600s and early 1700s.
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  López: Mrs. Reed’s Christmas Tree
For most people, childhood Christmas memories serve as imaginary gold nuggets treasured for a lifetime.
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  Seifert: Socializing Poverty
BROWNSVILLE, December 10 - Two weeks ago, Pope Francis published Evangelii Guadium, annoying more than one supporter of the status quo.
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  Ortiz: Appalling detention conditions for children in Hidalgo County; judges need to act
ALAMO, December 1 - Children between ages 10 and 17 have spent nights at Hidalgo County’s juvenile detention center in overcrowded, deplorable conditions.
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  Bishop Flores: Border wall is a 'psychological scar' for South Texas
BROWNSVILLE, November 28 - The border wall has caused a psychological scar for the communities of South Texas, says Bishop Daniel Flores of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville.
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  Bishop Flores: Immigration reform needs to happen at hemispheric level
BROWNSVILLE, November 27 - Immigration reform has to be fixed at the hemispheric level and the Catholic Church, because of its strong presence in Latin America, can help focus on that, says Bishop Daniel Flores of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville.
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  Garza: Front page material, here in San Juan
SAN JUAN, November 14 - Something newsworthy happened in San Juan last night.
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  López: United we win, divided we lose
SAN ANTONIO, November 12 - Junior U.S. Senator Rafael “Green Eggs and Ham” Cruz from Texas recently returned to face his voters.
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  Mounce: Easter Hope: Blum in Autumn
McALLEN, November 2 - Easter Seals Rio Grande Valley commemorated 60 years of service on October 29, 2013.
   
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Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:34

Acevedo: The Generic Latino

López: Happy First Texas Independence Day (April 6, 1813)

Seifert: The Beast

Harrington: Labor leader César Chávez's impact reached beyond abused farm hands

Nicol: Arresting Babies on the Border

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